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Suwinski, VanMeter hit 3-run HRs, Pirates beat Rockies 10-5

May. 25, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Suwinski doesn't step into the batter's box trying to hit home runs. The Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder is hitting them anyway. The 23-year-old flipped a full-count pitch just over the rail above the Clemente Wall at PNC Park in the sixth inning on Wednesday...

From Columbine to Robb, 169 dead in US mass school shootings

May. 25, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

Mass shooters have killed hundreds of people throughout U.S. history in realms like stores, theaters and workplaces, but it is in schools and colleges where the carnage reverberates perhaps most keenly — places filled with children of tender ages, older students aspiring to new heights and the...

Back soreness sends Rockies OF Kris Bryant back to IL

May. 25, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colorado Rockies outfielder Kris Bryant's balky back has him on the injured list for the second time this season. The Rockies placed Bryant on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. The move is retroactive to Monday, when Colorado initially held Bryant out of the...

Joe's 10th-inning single gives Rockies 2-1 win over Pirates

May. 24, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Connor Joe singled home the tiebreaking run in the top of the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies slipped past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night. With one out, Joe grounded his hit up the middle off David Bednar (1-1), scoring automatic runner Sam...

Man accused of assaulting police, AP photographer on Jan. 6

May. 24, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Maryland man is accused of throwing a flagpole and a smoke grenade at police and assaulting an Associated Press photographer during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents released Tuesday. Rodney Milstreed allegedly threw the...

Kadri leads way, Avs nearing 1st conference final since '02

May. 24, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri held his hand near his ear to absorb the boos from St. Louis fans after one of his three goals. He nodded several times in their direction following another. “Hey, I’ve got to rub it in,” the Colorado Avalanche forward said afterward. ...

2 wildfires in southern, western Colorado fully contained

May. 24, 2022 11:16 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Two wildfires burning in southern and western Colorado have been fully contained. A fire that burned over 1,500 acres (2.3 square miles) near the former mining town of Cripple Creek was fully contained Tuesday, nearly two weeks after it started, the Teller County...

Kadri has hat trick, Avs beat Blues 6-3 to take 3-1 lead

May. 24, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nazem Kadri had the last laugh. Kadri scored three goals, including two during a four-goal second period barrage, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference series. Kadri’s...

Amidst threats, Kadri scores 3 in Avs' 6-3 win over Blues

May. 24, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

Nazem Kadri had a powerful response to quiet all the haters. Refusing to buckle in the face of death threats, racial slurs, a booing St. Louis crowd and a few post-whistle hits, the Avalanche forward scored three times — including the game-winner — in a 6-3 victory over the Blues...

Connelly leaves Nuggets for similar role with Timberwolves

May. 23, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tim Connelly is leaving his job as president of basketball operations of the Denver Nuggets for a similar role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Connelly agreed to the deal on Monday, the Timberwolves announced. The 45-year-old Connelly steadily built...